2015 Joint Japan/World Bank Scholarship Program for International Students

JJWBP2The Joint Japan/World bank graduate scholarship program is offering scholarships to interested students from Japan and developing countries around the world.


The scholarship is for studies at master degree level at any university around the world. The duration of the scholarship is for one year and if it extends beyond a year can also be awarded for a second year fully or partly. The scholarship will not be awarded beyond two years.

The scholarship covers the following

Travel expenses from your country to your chosen university at the start of the program and at the end of the program, also a travel allowance of $500 will be given for each trip.

Free tuition is available

Medical insurance will be provided

Accident insurance will be provided

An allowance will be given to cover expenses such as accomodation, food, utility bills, books and others. The amount that will be given depends on the host country


The scholarship is awarded to study in fields related to economic development at masters level in any chosen university.


Should be a citizen of a World Bank member country

Should have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent

Should be in good medical condition

Should have at least 2-5 years’ experience after graduating, which should be acquired in your home country or a developing country

Should not be living in a developed country for more than a year

Should not be a citizen or permanent resident of a developed country

Should be born after 31 march 1973

Should have a good behaviour

Should not be a staff of the world bank

Candidates are selected based on the following

Outstanding academic accomplishment

Experience professionally

Importance of program to be studied

Consideration is given to those in the public sector with the ability to affect growth and development of their home country after they complete their program.




Applications are done online. Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply.


The deadline for application is March 26 2015

For more inquiries about admissions and visas to study abroad, send an email enquiries@study-domain.com or call: +2347037293057, 08125835476

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